In this highly collaborative learning experience, you’ll learn how to master and implement the practice of Lean Six Sigma and put your company on the right road to world-class lean operations. Designed for managers, consultants and others involved in operations, this program focuses on how to optimize your organization’s costs, quality, speed and customer service to significantly impact your bottom line.
Under the guidance of senior Kellogg faculty you’ll explore frameworks for diagnosing, improving and designing effective processing systems. Through real-world case studies, group workshops and computer-simulation models, you’ll heighten your understanding of the science of lean operations and identify strategies for increasing throughput, shortening flow time, reducing variability and improving quality. You’ll leave equipped to alleviate bottlenecks, design effective systems and use the right metrics to operate a world-class organization.
Combined Program Option: Operations Management Week
Take Supply Chain Management with The Science of Lean Operations program consecutively as part of Operations Management Week and qualify for a discounted fee. This combination offers you an executive-level overview of the innovative approach to operations management taught in the acclaimed Kellogg MBA Program.
Jan A. Van Mieghem / Academic Director
The Strategic Role of Operations
The Toyota Production System
Science of Lean and Six Sigma
Basic Process Dynamics
The Corrupting Influence of Variability
Push and Pull Production
Combined Program Option: Operations Management WeekThis combination of programs offers you an executive-level overview of the innovative approach to operations management taught in the acclaimed Kellogg MBA Program. Take both programs — The Science of Lean Operations plus Supply Chain Management — consecutively as part of Operations Management Week and qualify for a discounted fee.
“Eye openers to the potential opportunities to improve the company's bottom line in the services industry. Since I am in the consulting services industry, [this program] gave me ideas that I look forward to trying out in my company.”
Associate Partner - Aon Mergers & Acquisitions, Hewitt Associates LLC
“In a concentrated but deliberate fashion, this [program] provided a thoughtful perspective on understanding variability in a variety of processes - manufacturing, services, non-profit, and how to qualitatively and quantitatively dissect them to provide a framework for continuous evaluation and improvement.”
Medicine, Cleveland Clinic
“Every operations specialist should have the skills from this [program] in their toolbox. The knowledge…is relevant, insightful, and immediately applicable in almost any operational setting.”
Executive Director Operations, Falken Tire
Please email or call us if you would like a personal consultation
April 9-11, 2017
Start: April 9 at 1:00 PM
End: April 11 at 11:45 AM
LOCATION: Evanston campus
Fee includes lodging and most meals